Tag Archives: Optimism

Fresh ingredients

Next year We’ll use fresh ingredients Juggling choices To suit our palettes Life’s finest chefs Run on knowledge And instinct combined And with age and with time So shall we Next year It’s a new recipe Next year We’ll combine … Continue reading

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The Sunny Side

When shadows thicken Along the wall When music is swelling Clarion call When soldiers are marching And death has a bride We need to cling on to The sunny side When hope lies so broken On the floor When all … Continue reading

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You Could Call Me Confused If You Like – for Prompt 17 – Optimist Pessimist Realist

In the morning I see attention With a warm, benign conceit By midday it’s a presage Of competition and defeat By evening it reminds me There’s still much left to complete In the days when sun is shining I feel … Continue reading

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